Kennedy Nolan’s Warehouse conversion

21 Sep, 2015

Carlton Warehouse Carlton warehouse designed by Kennedy Nolan Architects is a unique, private house built on a site bound by the walls of a former industrial building with a garden on two sides in inner city Carlton. From the outside, it gives a sense of creativity, the unknown and wonder….

green magazine presents designbook

15 Jul, 2015

green magazine’s designbook includes over 150 projects from the pages of green magazine and an extensive listing of supplier products and services for visitors to search, collate and share.

Design innovations are blowing in the wind

9 Jun, 2015

RMIT researchers are using state-of-the-art modelling techniques to study the effects of wind on cities, paving the way for design innovations in building, energy harvesting and drone technology. The turbulence modelling studies will allow engineers to optimise the shape of buildings, as well as identify areas of rapid airflow within…

Ecoliv’s modular design

27 Apr, 2015

AWS Designer Notes, Interview with Ashley Beaumont from Ecoliv about award winning modular home designs featuring Vantage aluminium windows and doors. For more information visit: AWS Ecoliv

Grow It Local Melbourne 2015

17 Apr, 2015

Grow It Local – Melbourne 2015 from SLF on Vimeo. Grow it Local Melbourne celebrates backyard, balcony, community and windowsill food farming in urban areas. It’s about supporting local food producers, sharing growing know-how and bringing people together. As part of the 2015 Sustainable Living Festival Grow it Local targeted…

Fair Food

11 Nov, 2014

Fair Food is Australia’s first feature-length documentary that tells the story of our farmers, social entrepreneurs and communities pioneering new approaches to food production, marketing and distribution. After a year of production by The Field Institute and Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance, the premiere screenings of this very special documentary will…

green Talks Timber

10 Nov, 2014

Green magazine recently held its sixth in a series of green Talks, on the topic of timber. Kennedy’s director Michael Kennedy presented an overview of the timber sourcing considerations and the benefits of using wood. Emma Young from Phooey Architects discussed architectural benefits of using timber. Allpress Roastery provided the…

Ecoliv Yarraville Project

9 Oct, 2014

The Yarraville Project comprises of two crane lifted modules which have extended the living area to an existing inner suburban home. Within two weeks of delivery this home was completely operational for its new owners to move in. Ecoliv Buildings factory built modules feature a 7 star thermal performance rating…

Hodgens House

10 Jul, 2014

This inspiring, innovative home is built in the major regional city of Bendigo, in Victoria. The Architect/owner/builder Lucas Hodgens left no stone unturned in the attempt to create the perfect home for himself, his wife and his growing family. In this video, courtesy of AWS, Luke Hodgens explains why he…

Whittle Waxes at designEX 2014

6 Jun, 2014

Whittle Waxes timber coatings are harmless to humans, animals and to the environment during all stages of manufacturing, processing, and use. The non-skin building finishing process requires no aggressive sanding between layers and results in a beautiful, durable finish with minimum end waste. A full list of designers and…